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Alphas Season One (TV series DVD review)

February 26, 2017 | By | Reply More
Alphas Season One  (TV series DVD review)

Buying ‘Alphas’ was more of a curiosity as much as anything. When you have a mentor leading a group of younger super-humans, you immediately have to draw comparison to the X-Men. In this case psychologist Lee Rosen (actor David Strathairn) runs a team of variable aged adults with enhanced senses. Two of them, Bill Harken (actor […]

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Penny Dreadful The Complete Second Season

February 19, 2017 | By | Reply More
Penny Dreadful The Complete Second Season

The second season of ‘Penny Dreadful’ is full of reveals that it becomes difficult to say too much without saying spoilers. If you know your horror tropes, then some of the reveals will be confirmed. Other aspects follow the source material to some extent although there are introductions of creatures that were never sourced from […]

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12 Monkeys Season One (DVD TV series review)

February 16, 2017 | By | Reply More
12 Monkeys Season One   (DVD TV series review)

I wasn’t really sure what to make of the TV series of ‘12 Monkeys’. I haven’t watched the 1995 film it was based on in some time but that also means I’m less likely to prejudge where it goes. Saying that, TV series based on films have had some success over the years, simply because […]

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SS-GB first trailer (UK’s answer to The Man in the High Castle).

February 9, 2017 | By | Reply More
SS-GB first trailer (UK’s answer to The Man in the High Castle).

And here’s SS-GB first trailer, adapted from Len Deighton’s 1978 alternate history science fiction novel, and starring Sam Riley and Kate Bosworth, SS-GB premieres on BBC One the end of this month (February 2017). Produced by Sid Gentle Films Ltd and written by Neal Purvis and Robert Wade (Spectre, Skyfall, Casino Royale), SS-GB is a […]

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Richard Hatch, Battlestar Galactica’s original Apollo, dies of cancer.

February 8, 2017 | By | Reply More
Richard Hatch, Battlestar Galactica’s original Apollo, dies of cancer.

Richard Hatch, Battlestar Galactica’s original Apollo, has sadly passed away of pancreatic cancer at the too young age of 71. He later went on to play a dodgy labour organiser with ambitions of power as the rather evil Tom Zarek in the Galactica re-imagining. He started off as Michael Douglas’s replacement in the cop series […]

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Iron Fist (2nd big trailer for Marvel TV series).

February 7, 2017 | By | Reply More
Iron Fist (2nd big trailer for Marvel TV series).

Fifteen years after being presumed dead in a plane crash, Danny Rand (actor Finn Jones) mysteriously returns to New York City determined to reclaim his birthright and family company. Same story-line as Arrow, basically, for those who have been watching the DC-based TV series (as we have on Amazon Prime). However, when a long-destined enemy […]

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The Handmaid’s Tale TV series (new trailer).

February 3, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
The Handmaid’s Tale TV series (new trailer).

Out April 26th 2017 via Hulu, The Handmaid’s Tale TV series is based on the book of the same name by Margaret ‘I don’t really write science fiction’ Atwood. The Handmaid’s Tale is set in the Republic of Gilead, a nasty future theocratic dictatorship that was formerly the USA, and is recounted by Offred – a female […]

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Star Trek Discovery TV series: new teaser trailer.

February 1, 2017 | By | Reply More
Star Trek Discovery TV series: new teaser trailer.

Here’s the second teaser trailer for the new Star Trek Discovery TV series. While the first trailer just gave us the logo and the starship whoosh, this one dives behind the scenes for a little glimpse from the sets and the production department. Hey, I’m just happy I’m getting to watch this at the same […]

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A Matter Of Vorlons: an examination by: GF Willmetts

January 29, 2017 | By | 8 Replies More
A Matter Of Vorlons:  an examination by: GF Willmetts

Who are you?   Re-watching ‘Babylon 5’ last year, I’m directed some of my attention to the Vorlons. Of all the alien species, only they are privy to the current history that will lead to the third age of mankind as supplied by Commander Jeffrey Sinclair in his guise as Valen. Unlike his successor, Captain […]

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The Secret History Of Twin Peaks by Mark Frost (book review)

January 29, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Secret History Of Twin Peaks by Mark Frost   (book review)

In case you’ve been living under a log for the past year, it’s probably not escaped your notice that ‘Twin Peaks’ is coming back. It’s been 26 years since Dale Cooper entered the Black Lodge and we’ve been wondering if he will ever make it out ever since. While ‘The Secret History Of Twin Peaks’ […]

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